Extensively illustrated with many never-before-published archival images, this handsome slipcased volume, complete with two CDs, makes an ideal gift or perfect self-indulgence for classical music lovers. Founded over a century ago, Deutsche Grammophon has come to define excellence in recorded classical music. With contributions from a star-studded roster of celebrated artists, this lavishly produced volume contains two CDs featuring the firm’s most seminal recordings, past and present. With unprecedented access to the archives, this collection also features reproductions of playbills, documents, album covers, and behind-the-scenes photographs of recording sessions, along with contributions from Wilhelm Furtwängler, Pierre Boulez, Plácido Domingo, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hélène Grimaud, Eliette von Karajan, Elisabeth Köhler, Yehudi Menuhin, and many others.
About the Author:
Rémy Louis is a journalist based in Paris whose work appears in Diapason magazine. Thierry Soveaux is a reviewer for Diapason. Olivier Boruchowitch is the former editor-in-chief of Regards magazine and co-founder of Richard Oliver Publishing, which focuses on illustrated biographies of classical music artists. Yannick Coupannec is a photographer focused on classical music.
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